Higher Apprenticeships

Higher Apprenticeships are a great alternative to university.

Many apprenticeships now offer training up to degree level, plus you will receive training (both on- and off-the-job), a salary and the opportunity to really start moving your career forward.

All without paying hefty tuition fees or running up student debts.

Higher Apprenticeships

Higher Apprenticeships offer a work-based learning programme and lead to the following nationally recognised qualifications:
• Level 4 and 5 – equivalent to a higher education certificate, higher education diploma or a foundation degree or
• Level 6 – equivalent to a bachelor degree

Higher Apprenticeships are currently available in the following sectors: Business & IT, Construction, Creative, media & the arts, Customer service & retail, Energy, Engineering & electrical, Finance, Health & care, Hospitality & travel, Manufacturing, processing & logistics, Public services and Vehicles & transport.

Over 40 different subjects are currently covered, representing hundreds of job roles.

Degree Apprenticeships

Degree Apprenticeships are designed by industry to bring together the very best in higher and vocational education. Apprentices achieve a full Bachelor’s or Master’s degree as a core component of the apprenticeship.

On a Degree Apprenticeship, you will be tested on your academic learning, as well as your wider skills and ability to do a job. You will be assessed either using a fully-integrated degree co-designed by employers and higher education institutions, or using a degree plus a separate end-test of your professional competence.

The Government is committed to expanding the number, range and quality of apprenticeships that offer training to degree level and many more are currently being developed and will be available from September 2016.

 

The apprenticeships listed below are all available at Higher or Degree level.

Browse here to find a Higher Apprenticeship to suit you.

Higher and Degree apprenticeships

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Electrical power protection and plant commissioning engineer

An Electrical Power Protection and Plant Commissioning Engineer apprenticeship will give you detailed knowledge of electrical power systems and plant

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Visual effects apprenticeships

Visual effects (VFX) is the term used to describe any imagery created, altered, or enhanced for moving media. This involves

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Outside broadcast engineer apprenticeship

An outside broadcast engineer works on location to provide picture and sound coverage of an event. Typically this work can

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Chartered surveyor apprenticeship

Chartered surveyors measure, value, protect and enhance the world’s greatest physical assets, from city skyscrapers to sports stadiums, forests to

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Automotive management and leadership apprenticeship

Reliable transport keeps people, goods, services and the economy running smoothly. Across the Automotive Retail Sector, managers are needed to

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Control/technical support engineering apprenticeship

Within the automotive industry, control/technical support engineers primarily assist the smooth running of manufacturing activity in areas such as site

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Manufacturing engineering apprenticeship

Within the automotive industry, manufacturing engineers primarily support the activities involved in bringing design programmes into manufacture. This role is

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Product design and development engineer apprenticeship

The automotive industry is always looking ahead to the future and product designers and engineers work together to determine the

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Professional development for work-based learning practitioners apprenticeship

The work-based learning industry employs 30,000 people in England, as staff in personnel and training departments, and as tutors, assessors,

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Express logistics apprenticeship

Express Logistics is the rapid, guaranteed delivery of goods and packages to businesses and consumers. It is one of the

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Extractives and mineral processing apprenticeship

We all depend on the Earth’s mineral resources. From toothpaste to bricks, many essential everyday products are made from natural

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Food and drink apprenticeship

Getting food on the shelves depends on a range of different people doing various jobs within the food and drink

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Furniture, furnishings and interiors apprenticeship

Without furniture the world would be an empty and uncomfortable place. There will always be a need for people to

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Laboratory scientist apprenticeship

A fully competent laboratory scientist will be able to work in a wide range of organisations, including chemical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology,

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Life sciences and chemical science professionals apprenticeship

A vast range of industries employ science technicians, including pharmaceuticals or petrochemicals, marine science or mining and quarrying, environmental science

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Mineral products technology apprenticeship

Mineral products are extracted from the ground and used in their natural form or can be processed into bricks, concrete

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Supply chain management apprenticeship

The supply chain is the movement of goods and services from supplier to customer, and it’s at the heart of

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Hospitality management apprenticeship

The Higher Apprenticeship in Hospitality Management has been developed to provide a career route into management, for those working within

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Professional aviation pilot apprenticeship

The Higher Apprenticeship for Professional Aviation Pilots has been designed to provide the aviation sector with a new route into

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Advanced manufacturing engineering apprenticeship

As an Advanced Manufacturing Engineering apprentice you would undertake higher-level technical occupations in sectors such as aerospace, nuclear, mechanical, electrical,

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Aerospace engineer apprenticeship

The UK aerospace industry is one of the most exciting areas of engineering and covers a wide range of craft

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Broadcast technology apprenticeship

The fusion of creative intervention and technological innovation has created a world-class creative industry in the UK, particularly in terms

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Engineering environmental technologies apprenticeship

The engineering manufacturing, building services engineering, and construction sectors need a skilled workforce of technicians and engineers to help improve

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Systems engineering apprenticeship

The Systems Engineering Degree Apprenticeship aims to create rounded professional systems engineers who understand and can practise systems engineering. Systems

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Nuclear welding inspection technician apprenticeship

Nuclear welding inspection technicians perform a quality control and welding inspection role for the nuclear industry. They perform inspection work

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Power engineering apprenticeship

The power sector covers activities associated with the generation, national transmission and local distribution of electricity, up to, and including,

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Sustainable resource management apprenticeship

The waste-management and recycling industry is developing rapidly as populations grow and governments and businesses look for alternatives to landfill

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Water industry apprenticeship

The Water Industry apprenticeship covers a range of occupations within the water industry. Every day, the UK water industry collects,

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Facilities management apprenticeship

Facilities managers are responsible for the systems and people that make a building operate effectively, efficiently and safely. Activities include

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Retail apprenticeship

Retail covers a host of businesses, from market stalls and independent shops to national chains and large superstores, and the

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Advertising and marketing communications apprenticeship

Advertising is a form of communication intended to persuade an audience (viewers, readers or listeners) to take some action, usually

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Digital learning design Higher Apprenticeship

The Higher Apprenticeship in Digital Learning Design provides the first dedicated training route for those working in more senior roles

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Interactive design and development apprenticeship

The creative and digital media industries are constantly changing and evolving. Digital technology is re-shaping the landscape and demanding new,

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Construction management apprenticeship

The Higher Apprenticeship in Construction Management has been developed to provide career progression and professional development opportunities for higher technicians,

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Licensed conveyancer – Degree Apprenticeship

Licensed conveyancers are specialist property lawyers who deal with all legal matters relating to the transfer of ownership of land

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